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Law Enforcement Training

The Florida Law Enforcement Division of the Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy.

Corrections Officer Training

The Correctional Officer program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Firefighter Training

The Minimum Standards Firefighter Program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

EMT Training

The Emergency Medical Technician Applied Technology Diploma program at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Advanced and Specialized Criminal Justice Training

Advanced & Specialized Criminal Justice Courses at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

advanced Firefighter and EMT Training

Advanced Firefighter and EMT Courses at Southwest Florida Public Service Academy

Institutional Profile

The Southwest Florida Public Service Academy, an extension of Ft. Myers Technical College is comprised of two separate Public Safety Academies: The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy and The Southwest Florida Fire Academy.

 

 

The Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy is certified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s Criminal Justice Standards & Training Commission to train students to become Florida State Certified Police Officers, Correctional Officers, and Probation & Parole Officers. In addition to training basic recruits, the Southwest Florida Criminal Justice Academy also provides Advanced & Specialized training courses which are designed to provide for the continuing education and training needs of Officers after their basic certification.

 

The Southwest Florida Fire Academy is certified by the Florida Bureau of Fire Standards & Training to train students to become Florida State Certified Fire Fighters. It also incorporates a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program through the Department of Health for the State of Florida. In addition to training basic recruits, the Southwest Florida Fire Academy also provides Advanced & Specialized training courses which are designed to provide for the continuing education and training needs of Firefighters after their basic certification.

 

Academy Mission Statement

The Mission of the Southwest Florida Public Service Academy is to serve the citizens in our service area by providing our students with the highest quality certified education in Criminal Justice, Firefighting, and EMT.

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  Change Date

Friday, Jan 27, 2023

168 Basic Law Enforcement Class

Physical Fitness Training CJK 0096 7:00 AM—8:00 AM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: PT Area

Physical Fitness Training Program CJK0096

Instructor: Dennis Eads

Serving Your Community ROLE PLAY #8 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 4-002

Serving Your Community CJK0021

Instructor:

Speed Measurement (Radar/Laser Devices) #1158

Speed Measurement (Radar/Laser Devices) 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-007

Speed Measurement (Laser/Radar Devices)

Instructor:

CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor #802

CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Bldg. 5 Room 5-008

CMS Defensive Tactics Instructor

Instructor:

Field Training Officer course for Law Enforcement Officers #809

Field Training Officer course for Law Enforcement Officers 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: TBA

Field Training Officer course for Law Enforcement Officers

Instructor:

167 Basic Law Enforcement Class

Firearms 1:00 PM—10:00 PM

Location: LCSO Classroom: Range

Criminal Justice Firearms CJK0040

Instructor: Scott Lineberger

87th CO to LE Crossover

Vehicle Operations 1:00 PM—10:00 PM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: 13-009

Vehicle Operations CJK0020

Instructor: Brian Jones

168th Correctional Officer Class

Officer Wellness 7:00 AM—8:00 AM

Location: SWFPSA Classroom: Training Field

Officer Wellness & Physical Abilities; CJK_0340

Instructor: Dennis Eads

Unit 4, Lesson 4,5 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Location: SwFPSA Classroom: 7-002

Communications; CJK_0305

Instructor: Jennifer Phillips